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Broad Tailed Hummingbird

Selasphorus platycercus

Description:

Medium sized hummingbird

Habitat:

Mountain meadows and forests. Breeds mostly in mountains, up to over 10,000 feet elevation. Mostly in rather open forest, especially near streams, including pine-oak and pinyon-juniper woods, and associations of spruce, Douglas-fir, and aspen. Migrants occur in all semi-open habitats of mountains and also make stopovers in lowlands.


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2 Comments

Margaret15
Margaret15 a month ago

Great pic!

i_munasinghe
i_munasinghe a month ago

Nice capture!

daniel.dparsons
Spotted by
daniel.dparsons

Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

Lat: 40.60, Long: -105.07

Spotted on Jun 23, 2019
Submitted on Jun 24, 2019

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